Energy Referendum Public Buy-Back of Berlin Grid Fails

An attempt to buy Berlin's energy grid from the Swedish mega firm Vattenfall fell short at the polls on Sunday. Activists argued the company isn't doing enough to foster green energy, while opponents questioned the logistical advantages of a change.
Activists failed to wrest control of Berlin's energy grid from the Swedish concern Vattenfall.

Activists failed to wrest control of Berlin's energy grid from the Swedish concern Vattenfall.

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